|Date Posted:||Jan 19, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Feb 17, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||M & E|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||10 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
About Management Systems International (MSI):
Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management.
FAIR is a major USAID program to help improve the structure and capacity of the Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). The project consists of organizational development, institutional reform, improving human resource management, foreign policy analysis, and operational and information technology in support of the ministry and its links to embassies and consulates abroad.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will work with the objective coordinators to gather, analyze, and process data in relation to the different activities of the project.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Design templates for conducting baseline surveys and needs assessments to support project implementation and reporting;
â€¢ Gather, analyze, and process data relevant to the indicators set in the PMP;
â€¢ Provide M and E best practice guidelines to improve program delivery and respond to MOFA needs;
â€¢ Develop capacity to aggregate, streamline, and disseminate program monitoring findings and survey/evaluation results to key stakeholders;
â€¢ Provide inputs to ICT objective coordinator to develop relevant databases and information management tools;
â€¢ Conduct analysis on completed surveys and assessments to assist in the preparation of reports for both internal and external reporting;
â€¢ Conduct training on M and E to relevant project team members;
â€¢ Provide period input to the monthly performance report;
â€¢ Other tasks as assigned.
â€¢ University degree in statistics, research, or other related field;
â€¢ Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Monitoring and Evaluation including performance measurement, indicator selection, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and database management;
â€¢ Working experience at the ministry level is highly desired;
â€¢ Experience with USAID funded projects is preferred;
â€¢ Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate;
â€¢ Fluency in Pashto, Dari, and English is required;
â€¢ Proficiency in MS Office and ability to use the internet is required.
**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Afghan citizenship will be considered.